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CBS
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
as the bacteria silently destroys lung tissue. >> we've created a better environment for these organisms. the organism enters the lungs. usually the patients present with symptoms of weakness, a persistent cough. they can have night sweats. their oxygen exchange in the lungs is not so good, so they're always weak. >> we've had 400 different patients with microbacteria. >> reporter: pulmonologist dr. david says most people are not acceptable to the bacteria, but for those who have a history of lung problems, for elderly patients and people with compromised immune systems, ntm can be life-threatening. >> you can see the crud that i picked up. >> reporter: and the proof is right in front of us as he takes off a showerhead. >> this has got lots of it. >> reporter: for katie, life has changed dramatically. no more showers and she only drinks bottled water. but at least she's finally feeling better. >> there's so many different things we look at that the ordinary person is not concerned with. ,, [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay a
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> yes, we are finally below that 8% level, but it is still indicative of a slow go environment. >> reporter: much of the drop in the unemployment rate is attributed to the growth of part-time jobs. >> i didn't even get responses to my resume. >> reporter: 56-year-old amy crawford was forced to take a minimum wage job in a restaurant when she could not find full-time work as a home designer. >> it forces two in the bush. i'm not confident in the economy. >> reporter: well as you might expect, president obama and mitt romney saw today's job numbers much differently. >> today's news should give us some encouragement. it shouldn't be an excuse for the other side to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. >> so it looks like unemployment is getting better, but the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the work force, the day that the president got elected while the unemployment rate would be around 11%. and that's the real reality of what's happening on out there. >> 40% of the unemployed have been out of work six months or more. that numbe
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 1:35am PDT
something in the environment. >> reporter: doctors are doing clinical trials to find a cure. meanwhile the best thing for them to do is prevent a serious allergic reaction. that means scrutinizing the food labels, avoiding many restaurants. >> every decision, every single bite, it is a life or death situation. >> reporter: their 9-year-old son brandon has a severe allergy to peanuts. he doesn't even need to eat it or touch it. >> he got a hug from a relative that had eaten nuts earlier. >> they carry an epinephrine pen everywhere. >> you can inject it right through your clothing. >> in case of a reaction, they inject the medication from the epinephrine pen. it requires schools to carry the epi pens to treat any student with an emergency. >> 25% of those times when this is an incident at school, it's an undiagnosed food allergy. >> reporter: they are lobbying congress to pass the legislation. it is just one way he's urging people to take food allergies seriously. >> be vigilant, don't take it lightly. go get your child checked. it's a life-changing event to lose a child. you will never
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